Known for its seaside hubs and glorious sunshine, the Costa del Sol is the ultimate Spanish beach holiday destination. Step away from the crowds however and a world of cultural sights await, just waiting to be discovered.Read more »
In the words of John Lennon, “another year over, and a new one just begun”. 2018 was a whirlwind of a year, I visited an island I had barely even heard of the year before, joined the English Heritage, and the National Trust, and finally got to visit my friend at home in Warsaw after a year of promising. With all of that ticked off my list I’m up and rearing to go for the year ahead but it is only proper that I should do a round up of my very favourite things I got up to in the last year. Read on for my top adventures of 2018.
It’s that time of year again, as the new year looms our resolutions have risen once again to the forefront. Making travel your goal for 2019? Check out my ultimate European travel bucket list for my top European travel experiences you should tick off in the next year.
A land of dipping chasms and captivating lakesides, Montenegro really is one of the most visually stunning places i have ever visited. Often overlooked by those visiting it’s neighbouring Croatia for Game of Thrones sights, Montenegro offers a special something away from the crowds and the perfect opportunity to uncover dreamy landscapes not many get to see.
Head down to the seafront famous for its Game of Thrones scenes and you will find a little harbour packed full of boats. Some privately owned, some advertising trips, here you will find access to the islands that surround Croatia’s Dubrovnik, sights that you’ll kick yourself if you miss.
My home for 7 months, the Costa del Sol will always be a part of me. Far from the tacky beach-side tourist spots it is famed for, to me it was the rolling hills and beautiful scenery I walked through, the glimpses of Morocco and Gibraltar I woke up to on a clear day and the beautiful cobbled streets and tapas bars of the numerous little villages I found on the way.
A dream of intricate tiling boasting colourful florals at every turn paired with the famous cork-everything. Portugal might lie just next to Spain but it is a world away from being Spanish. Touching down on my European travels in Portugal’s capital city I uncovered just what exactly this amazing place had to offer with it even featuring in my top 5 cities to explore. Read on for more of what I got up to in this incredible city.
One of the most romantic and historically significant cities in the world can often come at quite a price for unsuspecting travellers. But, having spent a weekend there for barely anything, we found that you really don’t need to splash the cash to have the city break of your dreams. Read on for your one-step survival guide to visiting this incredible city on a budget.
A land of desert planes covered in the dust of the Sahara desert, many visitors approach Sal with the view that there is not much to do and that it is a simple fly-and-flop with little chance for anything else. Having visited the Cape Verdean island recently for just this purpose we found ourselves drawn in by the island’s sights and found heaps of things to fill our time. Read on for some of my favourite things to do across the island with some pointers on things to avoid.
Travelling through Cape Verde is a whirlwind of new discoveries with the island of Sal being no exception. Broken up by one-of-a-kind sights, this Mars-like landscape is home to friendly inhabitants and drifting animal life varying from nesting Loggerhead turtles to the rescued animals of the oasis that is the botanical gardens (a must-see). Read on for my super condensed starter guide to this beautiful island and stay tuned for more tips coming up!
So after what seems like an eternity of radio silence… I’m here! And I have to say, waking up to this view every day is perfection in itself. After settling in I have so many posts to share with you all about the ins and outs of everything I had to sort out to get here from setting up my phone in Spain, to finding my way around the local area and shopping. But for now, a little more about getting here.
A short while ago I found myself stuck in an airport with my Mum having to somehow book and plan a trip within a few hours after we missed our flight to Stuttgart. Thankfully it all worked out and we managed to find flights for that afternoon to Amsterdam! 😀 You can read all about what happened and read my last-minute booking tips here.
The purpose of this post is to give you ideas on what to do, where to go, how to get there and lots of other ideas about visiting Amsterdam based on my own experiences. This is not a be-all-and-end-all guide to Amsterdam merely tricks I have learned on my travels and places I have loved.